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From high-end wine tastings, to book launches for Australia’s most significant political authors - events at the National Press Club always make news.

Our program of speciality events has something for everyone. Enjoy the Club with friends and family, celebrate special occasions or simply enjoy an evening out together as you participate in masterclasses, live music and one-of-a-kind experiences. 

Upcoming Events

Wayne Kelly Trio

The hardest swinging trio around.

Happy Hour 5pm - 6:30pm

Oyster Bar 5pm - 7pm

Date: Friday 30 SeptemberTime: 6:00pm-8:30pmLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

Lachlan Coventry & Greg Stott

The Canberra guitar duo, swinging & melodic 

Happy Hour 5pm - 6:30pm

Oyster Bar 5pm - 7pm

Date: Friday 7 OctoberTime: 6:00pm-8:30pmLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

Llewellyn Osborne

Violinist of the highest calibre 

Happy Hour 5pm - 6:30pm

Oyster Bar 5pm - 7pm

Date: Friday 14 OctoberTime: 6:00pm-8:30pmLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

Over The Fence – In Conversation

Join us for the first in the National Rural Press Club’s Over The Fence – In Conversation series in partnership with the National Press Club of Australia featuring agricultural policy elder statesman, former Labor Minister and economist John Kerin in conversation with Sydney Morning Herald/The Age journalist, Mike Foley.

Location: Business Centre
Time: from 5:30pm

RSVP by October 13th: functions@npc.org.au

John Kerin has played a pivotal role in some momentous changes in the rural sector over decades.

After his early days of swinging an axe, setting bricks, farming poultry and working as a research officer in the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, he entered national politics firstly as the Labor member for Macarthur then as member for Werriwa in 1978. Then followed a string of Ministerial responsibilities – Primary Industry, Primary Industries and Energy, Treasurer, Transport and Communications and as Minister for Trade and Overseas Development.

Since the completion of his parliamentary career in 1993, Mr Kerin has held a long list of Board, Chair and Committee positions, including chairing the boards of six Cooperative Research Centres.

John played a key role in the Hawke government’s economic agenda, including removal of tariffs from imported agricultural products and drove implementation of major reforms aimed at boosting farm productivity that resulted in the establishment of research and development corporations.

Born in Bowral where he worked on the family farm, John has retained a keen interest in economics and public policy. He brings a unique perspective and insight to the current questions confronting agriculture in a rapidly changing world, with diversifying markets, growing global competition and an increasing focus on sustainability. 

Date: Tuesday 18 OctoberLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

John Mackey

One of the country's top saxophonists 

Happy Hour 5pm - 6:30pm

Oyster Bar 5pm - 7pm

Date: Friday 21 OctoberTime: 6:00pm-8:30pmLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

Olivia Uebergang Trio

A rising star of jazz guitar.

Happy Hour 5pm - 6:30pm

Oyster Bar 5pm - 7pm

Date: Friday 28 OctoberTime: 6:00pm-8:30pmLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

Melbourne Cup Celebrations

Join us at the NPC for our annual Melbourne Cup Celebrations on Tuesday, 1st November 2022. 

Booking Essential: functions @npc.org.au | PH: 02 6121 2199 | www.npc.org.au

Your ticket covers food only from 11:30am-4pm | drinks are charged on consumption

Private rooms available for hire

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Date: Tuesday 1 NovemberTime: Carnival Fun Starter 11:30am-1pm, Lavish lunch 1:30pm-4pm, After Party 4:30pm-9pmLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

National Foundation for Australian Women Annual Dinner

For more than 30 years, the National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has been dedicated to promoting and protecting the interests of Australian women, across intellectual, cultural, political, social, economic, legal, industrial and domestic spheres.  NFAW is a feminist organisation, independent of party politics and working in partnership with other women’s organisations.  


In 2022, we are delighted to announce that the Hon Amanda Rishworth MP, Minister for Social Services will be the keynote speaker for the NFAW Annual Dinner. 

In 2007 Amanda was elected as the Member for Kingston at 29 years of age.

Amanda is a member of Federal Labor’s Cabinet as Minister for Social Services.

Amanda was previously Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development and Shadow Minister for Youth. Prior to that she was Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel.

Amanda was educated at state schools in Adelaide and was a volunteer swimming instructor and surf life saver.

During her university studies, Amanda worked as a sales assistant and developed a strong interest in workplace fairness. Amanda followed this passion to work in the trade union movement, both as a union representative and an occupational health and safety trainer.

Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology Honours from Flinders University and a Masters Degree in Psychology from Adelaide University. After graduating, Amanda practised as a psychologist working with General Practitioners in the delivery of mental health care to the community.

Amanda lives in Hallett Cove with her husband Tim and their two young sons, Percy and Oscar


Each year an Annual Dinner is held by the NFAW at the National Press Club to share the many and varied voices of Australian Women.

Ticket pricing: $89 members and $129 non-NFAW members

Ticket cost includes drinks, canapes, main, and dessert

Join/donate/participate

www.nfaw.org

www.womenaustralia.info

www.womenonboards.net/en-au

Date: Tuesday 8 NovemberLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

Summer Local Gin Brunch

Join us for our annual Spring local gin brunch, 3rd December, 2022. Enjoy a 5-course with gin cocktails designed by our executive chef, Daren Tetley. Tickets available now.

Please note: this date has been changed from the 10th September, all ticket holders will be contacted by the Club. 

 

 

 

Date: Saturday 3 DecemberLocation: The National Press Club of Australia

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